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Hotel White

Lakkar Bazar, Shimla 171001, India
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Hotel White
Ranked #15 of 95 hotels in Shimla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros Hotel is located very close to ridge, mall road and the views from valley facing rooms are very good. We stayed in a double room (standard room)no 15. There was open space outside the room to stand and see the views. Room had two windows and ventilation was adequate. Even the washroom had a big Window. Room was spacious... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having moved here from a different (and filthy) hotel in Shimla, we were delighted to see this hotel follow their namesake and provide clean white sheets and pillows! We had a lovely corner room which meant lots of natural light and space, and great views across the mountains. The bathroom was pretty standard for an Indian hotel, although once again... More

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Chandigarh, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There can't be a better place , location wise, budget wise. Hotel White is close to the Ridge, Mall road, Lakkar Bazar. The staff is nice, rooms spacious,neat and clean. Take a room with spacious balcony and enjoy the cool winds, mountain view. A perfect place to spend time with your family. For last 7 years have been going to... More

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Mumbai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It is an average property. Property is not well maintained. Room interior is too poor. Bathroom and room interior seems like a hostel. Also, it is located at height and in such a place that, car can't go till there. You will need to carry your luggage through staircase and a quite long way or hire local coolie.

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Bhavnagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed there for 5 days with 2 other family members ............. Hotel White can be referred for its great location ...right on lakkar bazar .U have ridge, mall within 10 mins walking distance only. Manager Mr.Surender Thakur is helpful and a very nice person. Room service is good ......Breakfast ,snacks and tea is readily served, but they could have an... More

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Rishikesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed for one night. I don't know what was going on but there was a high frequency buzzing sound all night long. I thought I was having a tinnitus attack. Stayed on the ground floor. Of course no one bothered to smile the whole time I was there. I hate it when hotel staff treat you like they are doing... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Pros : Walking distance from the Mall road. walking distance but still away from noise. everyone seems to know the location of this hotel clean and simple rooms with basic but prompt room service. big balcony with breathtaking view (room booked at reception level) over all a good memorable stay at the hotel. Hotel manager Surender was also very helpful.

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Lucknow, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I would like to begin by mentioning that the our trip to Shimla was made memorable by virtue of our stay at Hotel White. First off, its a name most taxi wallahs and bus drivers recognise, this is a big plus. We had booked in advance and paid for a couple of days in advance too. Upon reaching the hotel... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Hotel white is 5mins away from the mall area. Large spacious room with a lovely balcony overlooking the valley... the service was friendly and warm. Fairly priced, centrally located, clean and tidy, smiling faces .... what more does I need in a serene place like shimla!!

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New Delhi, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The hotel, close to the mall delivers what it promises.Truly close to the mall is the main advantage. Also, the hotel has a great panoramic view of a valley ahead. The rooms are big, neat and maintained. The staff (esp.Mr Thakur, the manager) are cordial and offer to help. Isn't cut throat expensive, but not the cheapest (you get rooms... More

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Address: Lakkar Bazar, Shimla 171001, India
Location: India > Himachal Pradesh > Shimla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
White Hotel Shimla

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